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Moojan Ghafurian, Neil Budnarain and Jesse Hoey make AI more human

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

The key to people trusting and co-operating with artificially intelligent agents lies in their ability to display human-like emotions, according to a new study by Postdoctoral Fellow Moojan Ghafurian, Master’s candidate Neil Budnarain and Professor Jesse Hoey at the Cheriton School of Computer Science.

The World Economic Forum expects that more machines will become part of the workforce as technological breakthrough rapidly shift. Based on the findings of this trio of computer science researchers, developing the humanness of AI machines may improve people’s acceptance of them in the workplace.

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